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The Making of a Silk Scarf by Claudia F

How does an exquisite silk scarf come to be?  If you ask our Milan-based artisan-in-residence, the soulful Claudia F, it begins with opening up your heart.

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The creative district of Brera, Milan

With love, from Italy

Have you ever been fortunate enough to take a leisurely stroll along the streets of Milan, Rome or Florence?

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Turning the page…all 365 of them!

Well, here we are at the start of another New Year!  Perhaps some of us have made a few new year resolutions, while others decided that to make them is an exercise in futility.

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What is Bon-Ton?

What do Jacqueline Kennedy, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Tilda Swinton have in common? Let us take you back to the 16th century to explain how the Italians came to define and know that special something, which the French call, Bon-Ton.

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Thoughtful Dressing

Celebrating self in our daily rituals

The daily ritual, to look inside our closets in search of something to wear, is a deeper search for self-hood than we often realise. What does it mean then when nothing in a closet appeals? Is it a reflection on the contents or a harsh critique of the self?

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